Professor Greenberg's lecture delivery is as informative as it is entertaining. He covers the basics of Mozart's life, addressing many common misconceptions. The lecture isn't technical in terms of music by any means, but does give clear examples of the material described. I imagine the video lectures of this series would have been better, but as I listen to most audiobooks in the car or while at work, this is the next best thing. If you are fan of classical (concert) music, and enjoy lectures that are very conversational, then this will suit you just fine.
A tad more heavy on the neuroscience than I expected, the book was still a good listen.
Maybe. For me, Thay's words on death and the fear of it were good, but I was expecting to have more of a revelation on it. To be fair, this was my own fault, and not Thay's. It would depend on where the seeker is coming from on this topic.
As a parent, I liked how he related stories of dealing with his young son while still trying to practice Buddhist concepts. The book is not a focus on parenting, though.
I enjoyed the narration and it was a good performance. I laughed a lot.
Not a deal-breaker, but the editor of the audio apparently stopped doing his job in the last 10 minutes or so. You can hear Tom Pile re-read a few sentences when he didn't seem happy with the first version. It was actually kind of funny.
Daniel Davis, hands down, made this recording what it is. He executes different voices between characters that you could almost just listen to the dialog as an audio play.
I loved seeing the events leading up the Episode 1 and seeing how intricate the web was weaved,
Hard to say... pass. Though I certainly didn't care for the massive spoiler concerning Darth Revan about two-thirds of the way though. I was planning on getting
All through the recording, I felt like it should have been named
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